Portland vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 126-113
The Trail Blazers were burned for 31 points by Chandler Parsons on Monday as the Rockets picked up a 126-113 win at Toyota Center.
Houston was a favorite by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 218.5.
Houston got 24 points from Dwight Howard and another 22 points from James Harden. Chandler Parsons contributed 7 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Portland got 27 points from LaMarcus Aldridge in a losing cause and another 24 points from Damian Lillard. Nicolas Batum contributed 7 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break leading 71-56 before taking care of business in the second half.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-37.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Sacramento looking for another win. For Portland, they head on the road to face Oklahoma City.